Good to Eat: Riddles of Food and Culture
Simon and Schuster, 1985 - 289 páginas
The anthropologist/author takes on some of the major food riddles, including cannibalism, to reveal why a culture accepts or spurns specific foods
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is only because the plant foods in their diet are contaminated by insect residues
or by certain cobalt - digesting bacteria . This explains why when Hindu vegans
migrate from India to England they suffer an increase in the incidence of ...
is not well adapted for high - fiber diets ; rather , we seem to be adapted to " high
quality dietary items that are volumetrically concentrated and rapidly digested . ”
Animal foods are exactly what this formula calls for . Alarming reports about diets
We get our supply of it both by synthesis in the liver and by consuming it in our
diets . ... of the causal links between high animal fat and cholesterol consumption
, cholesterol and fat in the diet , and coronary heart disease remains obscure .
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Why are the world's food habits or "foodways,'' as Harris refers to them, so diverse? In this scholarly yet fast-paced and very readable work, anthropologist Harris argues that "major differences in ... Leer comentario completo
ONE Good to Think or Good to Eat?
TWO Meat Hunger
THREE The Riddle of the Sacred
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